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an•ti•co•don



Pronunciation: (an"tē-kō'don, an"tī-), [key]
n. Genetics.
a sequence of three nucleotides in a region of transfer RNA that recognizes a complementary coding triplet of nucleotides in messenger RNA during translation by the ribosomes in protein biosynthesis. Cf. codon.

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